Arthur Heap (c.1878-1917)

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Arthur Heap

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HEAP, ARTHUR. Private. No 43036. 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Arrunden, Holmfirth. Son of the late John Heap, 'The Tollemarche Hotel', Woodhead, Holmfirth. Lived with his sister and brother-in-law, Mr and Mrs Littlewood, at Yateholme. Employed as cattle dealer. Went out to New Zealand with his brother, Henry Heap, and worked on a sheep farm. Unfortunately Henry's health deteriorated and they returned to Holmfirth just before the outbreak of the war. Enlisted in 1916 and, after a period of training in the North Riding of Yorkshire, embarked for France in December, 1916. Killed in action, 21.2.1917, aged 38 years. Buried CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row G, Grave 52.
ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission